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Joan Vos MacDonald
Joan Vos MacDonald is a freelance writer living in upstate New York.
Why Are Women Choosing Bioidentical Hormone Therapy?
A study looked at the reasons menopausal women choose compounded bioidentical hormone therapy rather than conventional hormone therapy.
Antidepressant Use in First Trimester Not Linked to ADHD or Autism
Antidepressant use during the first trimester does not increase incidence of ADHD or autism spectrum disorder.
Do Your Patients Know About Double Dosing?
Do Your Patients Know About Double Dosing?
The problem affects thousands of people every year.
Late Menopause May Link to Reduced Risk of Diabetes
A prospective study found a reduced risk of developing diabetes in women the later they entered menopause.
Low-Dose Aspirin May Help Prevent Some Breast Cancer
Low-dose aspirin may reduce the risk of the HR-positive/HER2-negative subtype of breast cancer.
National Chains Help Counsel Diabetes Patients
National Chains Help Counsel Diabetes Patients
Pharmacy chains are stepping up to help diabetes patients.
Anti-inflammatory Drugs Offer Better OTC Relief for Menstrual Pain
A large review of the literature has found that NSAIDs offer the best relief for menstrual cramps.
Smoking May Be a Factor in Postpartum Depression
Three pharmacy students have found an increased risk of postpartum depression in women who smoke.
Drug Manufacturer Pays Settlement Over Opioid
Drug Manufacturer Pays Settlement Over Opioid
Mallinckrodt to pay settlement for not reporting orders or keeping accurate records.
Pharmacist Personal Beliefs in the News Again
A New Mexico pharmacist's actions brought an ACLU lawsuit.

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